Tutanota Review

When it comes to secure email providers, Tutanota is often one of the top two most mentioned. Of course there are more than just two, however these two are the most commonly mentioned. Tutanota provides an end-to-end encrypted email service, based out of Germany. The team is small but committed, and the user base numbers … Read more »

Quick thoughts on communications, privacy, and security

“Encryption matters, and it is not just for spies and philanderers.” Edward Snowden to Glenn Greenwald We live in a world where just about everybody has been the victim of a data breach. If you’ve ever been online, chances are various bits of your information has made it into the hands of unscrupulous people. Then … Read more »

A Kick In Your Passwords

Recently several high-profile people (Mark Zuckerberg, the NFL, etc) have seen their social media accounts hacked. And who can forget the TeamViewer madness that’s going on right now. Bottom line, we suck at passwords. But who can blame us? We need an account for everything these days. How can we possibly be expected to remember … Read more »

The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole

Here’s a rather fascinating article theorizing what would happen when a person falls into a black hole. I find it interesting in that it reminds me of Schr√∂dinger… the person is simultaneously alive and dead, depending on the observer. It could happen to anyone. Maybe you’re out trying to find a new habitable planet for … Read more »

War Is A Racket

War Is a Racket is the title of two works, a speech and a booklet, by retired United States Marine Corps Major General and two time Medal of Honor recipient Smedley D. Butler. In them, Butler frankly discusses from his experience as a career military officer how business interests commercially benefit (including war profiteering) from … Read more »

The Productivity Method That Charles Schwab Paid $25,000 For

Are you looking for a simple and straightforward method of being more productive at work? Of course you are! Who isn’t? In today’s age of jumping from one task right to another, and then getting pulled away to “put out a fire,” it’s a wonder we can get anything done at all! While there’s all … Read more »